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Manuscript Holdings - Philosophy

Manuscript Holdings - Philosophy

All classical literature is elevating but Sanskrit has its own significance. The Vedas, Upnishads and other scriptures (Buddhist, Jain etc) which teach immorality to human beings, are contained in the platitude that the world famous mother land of India always remain glorious. Among the Sanskrit manuscripts preserved in the State Archives U.P. those pertaining to cultural and scientific subject on the different branches of knowledge are enumerated below:-

Cultural Subjects

(1) Prayoga

(2) Stotra

(3) Kamsutra

(4) Purana

(5) Dharmasastra

(6) Mantra, Tantra etc

(7) Veda

(8) Vedanta

(9) Upnishds

(10) Vyakarna

(11) Kosa

(12) Kavya

(13) Alankara

(14) Nyaya

(15) Grhyasutra

(16) Srautusutra

(17) Nitisastra

(18) Prasastipatra

(19) Yoga

(20) Mimansa

(21) Prosody

(22) Music and Dramaturgy

(23) History

Scientific Subjects

(1) Astrology

(2) Vaidyaka

(3) Dhanurvidya

(4) Alchemy

(5) Ganita

(6) Silpsatstra

(7) Veterinary Science

 

The following manuscripts are of historical and pauranic importance- the local legends of Prayag, Gaya, Ayodhya, Vindhya, Chitrakuta, Kuruksetra, Kedara, Varanasi, Mathura etc. gleaned from several Puranas. Also available are the recensions of Padma, Bhavisya, Kurma, Brahmavaivarta, Matsya, Ganesa, Vayu, Visnu, Bhagavata, Devi Bhagavata and Harivamsa Puranas. In addition to these are historical manuscripts of Sankaravijaya and Madhvavijaya. Of great importance is the historical text of Rajatarangini of Kalhana, the celebrated Kashmir chronicle. Among the illustrated manuscripts is a copy, dated 1794 A.D. of Ramcharitmanas of Gosvami Tulsidas, containing 400 beautiful paintings.

In the field of NYAYA and Mimamsa, the main significance are Naiyayika Mahadeva's Nyaya Kaustubha, Nyaya Sidhanta Manjari of Chudamani Bhattacharya and Nyaya Siddanta Muktavali of Visvanatha Panchanana.

The Radha Vinoda of Dinesa Kavi, has a commentary by Rama Candra. Prabodha Chandrodaya is an allegoric drama of Krisna Misra of the Court of the ruler of Jejaka Bhukti. Among the Sanskrit dramas, Prabodha Chandrodaya has got special features of presenting the abstract sentiments in the form of actors. This effort of the dramatist has become successful in the work.

The texts of the Chandraloka of Acharya Jaideva Piyush Varsa and the Gita Govinda of Mahakavi Jaideva, are also available.

S.No
Accession No.
Name of the Manuscript
Author
Writer
Year
Brief Description
1
8699
Agyan Bhodhni Prakaran Shankaracharya ---

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It deals with the advaita Philosophy of the Vedanta
2
6381
Agyan Bhodhni Prakaran Shankaracharya --- V.S1934 
(1877 A.D)
It deals with the advaita Philosophy of the Vedanta
3 3423 Advaita Brahma Siddhi Shri Sadanand Kashmir --- V.S 1820 
(1763 A.D)
It deals with the advaita Philosophy of the Vedanta
4 6961 Advaita Makrand Lakshmi Dhar Kavi ---

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It deals with the advaita Philosophy of the Vedanta
5 8933 Adhikaran Nyaya Mala/Vedantadhikran Bharati Tirth Muni Yadav Saka 1599 
(1677 A.D)
An important text on advait Philosophy of Vedanta
6 2709 Anuman Khand Gangeshopadhayaya ---

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A Philosophical Manuscript based on reason,taken from Tatvachintamani
7 6720 Aprokshanuphava Shankaracharya --- --- Dealing with advait Philosophy of Vedanta
8 6876 Aprokshanubhuti Shankaracharya --- --- Dealing with advait Philosophy of Vedanta
9 6895 Aprokshanubhuti Shankaracharya --- --- Dealing with advait Philosophy of Vedanta
10 8905 Aprokshanubhuti Shankaracharya Vidyarana Swami --- Dealing with advait Philosophy of Vedanta
11 8790 Aprokshanubhuti Shankaracharya Vidyarana Swami --- Dealing with advait Philosophy of Vedanta
12 5854 Aprokshanubhuti Shankaracharya Vidyarana Swami --- Dealing with advait Philosophy of Vedanta
13 4093 ArthPanchak Vivek Shvakopadas Ghanshyamdas --- Dealing with advait Philosophy of Vedanta
14 3146 Ashtavakrageeta Ashtavakra Visveshracharya V.S 1896 
(1839 A.D)
Contains 20 episodes
15 11526 Ashtavakrageeta Ashtavakra Visveshracharya

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Also called Avdhutaanubhuti
16 9209 Asadharan Patrika --- Batuk Nath Sharma V.S 1942 
(1885 A.D)
Relates to Philosophy
17 7995 Atmagyanupdesh Vidhi Shankaracharya --- V.S 1705 
(1648 A.D)
Text on Advait Brahman
18 8493 Atmabodha Shankaracharya --- V.S. 1892 
(1835 A.D.)
Related to Advaita Brahman
19 12613 Atmabodha Shankaracharya ---

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Related to Advaita Brahman
20 6365 Atmabodha Shankaracharya Purnananda V.S. 1943 
(1886 A.D.)
Related to Advaita Brahman
21 7083 Atmabodha Shankaracharya Purnananda --- Related to Advaita Brahman
22 5712 Atmabodha Shankaracharya Purnananda --- Related to Advaita Brahman
23 5418 Atmabodha Shankaracharya --- --- A commentary of Aaham Brahmasmi connected with Advaita Brahman
24 10118 Atmabodha Shankaracharya --- --- A commentary of Aaham Brahmasmi connected with Advaita Brahman
25 7452 Atmakya Prashika Satyagyananda Tirth --- --- A commentary of Aaham Brahmasmi connected with Advaita Brahman
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